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How is waste collection done?

HR Waste Removals provides a complete rubbish collection service in London and within 15 miles of the M25 for both residential and commercial buildings. For house clearances, construction waste removal, furniture removal, and single item removal, we are the team to contact.

Because we are fully licenced and environmentally concerned, you can trust us to dispose of your rubbish safely and properly.

Calculate how much garbage has to be removed. Estimating whether the amount will fill a 3.5 tonne tipper cage or a Luton box van should be straightforward most of the time. If calculating the weight or volume of garbage is proving difficult, give our friendly and professional staff a call and we'll be happy to help. Then, using the helpful charts, you can generate your own rubbish removal estimate.

Make an appointment for your garbage to be collected by one of our two-person teams. You may book online using our simple form or call us right away if you want assistance. We can generally take up your trash the same day or the next day. Once we get your request, we will send you a text or email as confirmation.

We'll be on time with a two-person crew. They'll double-check the garbage amount and fee with you. If you are flexible and honest, you may wind up spending less than you thought. We will double-check with you before continuing if the amount is larger. The rubbish is then removed and disposed of in a responsible and ethical manner.

The vast majority of the rubbish we collect is recycled. Over 85% of waste is recycled, with some furniture being refurbished and repurposed. Scrap metal, plastic, paper, cardboard, and glass are all collected and sent to a recycling centre in the area. Everything that cannot be recycled is disposed of appropriately in compliance with Environmental Agency regulations.

With collections from £24.99 and deals available please contact us today on 0333 050 9681 for your free quote. Alternatively, you can email us at or complete an online form on our site here.

What is used for collecting rubbish?

The size of the rubbish pile you have for collection will determine what vehicle is used for collection; it could be a Luton van or a larger truck.  As stated above, if you are unsure what is needed for your rubbish collections then you can speak to one of our friendly staff over the telephone for further assistance.

Call us now on 0333 050 9681 for your free quote. Send us an email at or complete an online form here.


What are the 4 types of rubbish?

The 4 main types of rubbish for collection are as follows:

Plastics - Only a few forms of plastic are widely collected and recycled from residences, as many UK people are aware thanks to their kerbside collections. Other plastics are recyclable, although they may require more particular treatment than the regularly collected plastics and household garbage.

More plastic varieties are being collected and recycled over time as a result of environmental regulations and advances in recycling processes, which will only increase in the future years.

Plastic resin codes are a set of numbers that instantly identify the sort of plastic a product is made of. The numbers range from one to seven, with seven representing 'other.'

Most popular recycled plastics:

1 – Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) – water bottles etc.
2 – High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) – milk cartoons, shampoo bottles etc.
5 – Polypropylene (PP) – margarine tubs and ready-meal trays etc.

Some plastics are not always recyclable and may need to be done at a specialist facility):

3 – Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) – Including plastic piping etc.
4 – Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) – Food bags etc.
6 – Polystyrene (PS) – Plastic cutlery etc.

Cardboard - The most recycled packaging in the world is corrugated cardboard:

In the UK, 84 percent of corrugated cardboard is recycled, saving roughly 2 million tonnes of material from trash every year! This only applies to corrugated card, not other forms of card stock, which have a far lower recycling rate.

Fortunately, corrugated card is one of the most extensively used packaging materials in the world, so the next box you receive is likely to be constructed of recycled materials – and then recycled again.

Glass and Metal Cans/Tins - Glass is usually thought of as a product that can be recycled indefinitely. However, did you know that there are particular varieties of glass that should not be recycled?

At home, only bottles and jars can be recycled. Bottles of any colour, such as wine, beer, and spirits, as well as food jars such as sauces, jam, and baby food, are included. Because dirty jars are difficult to recycle, jars that have previously held food should be emptied and cleaned to aid in the recycling process. The lids and caps should then be replaced on the jars to avoid the possibility of their being lost during the sorting process.

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Glass from household products such as mirrors and light bulbs cannot be recycled and must be discarded in the trash. Any broken glass should be placed in a cardboard box and taped shut with "broken glass" inscribed on the box for safety reasons.

The bulk of recycled metal in use is iron and steel. It is mostly derived from industry, although it is increasingly derived from municipal and residential rubbish. Aluminium and tin/steel cans, as well as cars, are common examples.

General Waste - General waste, often known as residual waste, is non-recyclable material from enterprises and households. Non-recyclable plastics,  some types of packaging, and rubbish from the kitchen are among some of the materials classed as "general waste".

This garbage has always been disposed of in landfills, and some general waste is still disposed of in this manner. However, technological advancements have created a number of new options for dealing with general waste that can ensure that value – generally in the form of energy – is recovered. 

Is waste collection free in UK?

Weekly bin collections are "free" As they are usually included in your council tax. The municipality usually provides one free big collection each year, after which you will be charged for any further pickups.

If you have already used up your free collection allowance from the council, we would love to help you save money. Collections start from £24.99 so please be sure to contact us to confirm what is being collected.

What time do bin collections start UK?

On your collection day, household and recycling collections can take place at any moment between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

On the day of collection by the council, please make sure to:

Use the proper containers - The proper waste or recycling is deposited in the appropriate containers. Excess rubbish will not be collected (for example any items that cannot go into your black wheelie bin).

Put it in the right spot - Your trash and recycling should be placed towards the front border of your property, but not on the sidewalk, and should be plainly visible. Containers that may obstruct pedestrian access must not be placed on the pavement.

Make sure it's there on time - your trash and recyclables should be out for pickup by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

Please keep in mind that the council will collect your red, blue, green, and food rubbish bins once a week.

We are aware that the information supplied to you in the collection day finder may be wrong if you reside in an apartment or a flat above a store in the borough. We apologise for the inconvenience.